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This book set is part of our Interactive Thanksgiving Lapbook! We thought some of you out there may just want to book...so we put together this file with the Big Book (color version) and the Easy Reader (bw version and slightly bigger than the one
This 9-week Creative Nonfiction writing unit is geared toward the upper levels of high school. I derived this unit from my own experience in the University of Iowa's prestigious writing courses. All the materials you would need to teach this unit
This pack includes 6 little readers that are all based on February themes: Groundhogs Day, President's Day, and Valentine's Day. Each book has 8 pages. Books have predictable text or fill in the blanks. Each book has some sort of reflection on
This is a great little trifold to use for a variety of purposes! Students can retell: AR books, reading stories, leveled readers, and more! These could be used for homework, reading groups, center activities, independent work and more! Students can
After researching an animal, students can use this product to illustrate their knowledge of the animal. This 13-page document includes a blank title page, table of contents, chapter pages, and glossary. Students will learn features of a
Do you have a zoo unit? Add these non-fiction passages to your day for a fun and engaging activity! Use these for close reads, examining tough vocabulary and reading multiple times as you fill in the provided graphic organizers. 2 passages – a
A FREE preview of my non-fiction zoo passages! ➡FIND THE FULL FILE OF 28 STORIES HERE⬅ Do you have a zoo unit? Add these non-fiction passages to your day for a fun and engaging activity! Use these for close reads, examining tough vocabulary and
This is a black and white polka dot set of classroom library labels for your book bins. The labels can be printed on white cardstock, laminated and then attached to your classroom library buckets or book bins. The labels help younger children to
This is a true story from the life of a young immigrant girl from Croatia, named Rose. Life in America was not easy for an immigrant girl in 1917. Rose spoke no English and had customs that did not fit in well with the her American classmates.
This September Reading Comprehension Packet has 6 nonfiction mini-books and 6 response sheets to help build comprehension. These readers make it easy to put fun nonfiction text in the hands of little readers! Each Nonfiction book is 6 pages long.
This two page worksheet includes literal and inferential questions for students to answer. This sheet could be used with any version of the Ruby Bridges story, written by Ms. Bridges herself.
How My Family Lives in America CCSS Comprehension Booklet Reading Street Unit 5 This is a student booklet for students to use with the story How My Family Lives in America. Each page of the booklet focuses on a section of the story, requires
This Firefighter Sequencing activity includes 3 differentiated lessons with a short story about fire fighters as well as sentence strips to sequence and label. The "A" worksheet is the lowest, with an easy to read narrative and only sequencing 4
Chris Van Allsburg’s book, The Mysteries of Harris Burdick is an excellent medium to teach creative writing. The titled illustrations are accompanied with only the slightest bit of text. A mere suggestion as to what already has happened and might
I designed this packet (as well as others to come), to be a series of high interest topics to use for guided reading groups. I have also included a shared reading/read aloud on the same topic, so as to demonstrate to younger children close
Learn to develop your story writing through the use of dialogue! This 7-page packet teaches you to build dialogue into your story step-by-step, and also focuses on dialogue in particular genres.
Looking for children's literature that is worthwhile. Look no longer! This book file includes children's books under the categories of picture books, traditional literature, modern fantasy, poetry, realistic fiction, historical fiction, biography,
This short story shows how some heroic people took a stand and helped to save children in danger during this time. This is a good story for a 4,5,or 6th graders.
This is a simple, one-page worksheet for your students to use as they read the My Life in Dog Years stories by Gary Paulsen. Students will be able to record the background information, character traits, and memorable events of each dog's life. I
This four-page worksheet gives students strong questions to answer to improve their reading comprehension and craft in writing. These questions can be applied to nearly any story.
There are 3 accountability rubrics with this product.The first rubric is for the small group that the teacher can assess them on during book club discussions. The second rubric is a self-monitoring rubric. The 3rd rubric is for the teacher to assess
Research indicates that a student's ability to comprehend what they read is one of the most critical pieces to success in school. This product is a ready-to-go packet of comprehension questions for the book Ten True Tales: The Rescuers. The packet
This packet includes Quizzes for the first 4 chapters of "Something Smells Fishy" by Junie B. Jones. Feel free to combine them all into one quiz or seperate into Ch 1&2 and 3&4. This quiz will be perfect for grades beween 1st and 4th! Enjoy!!
This Read Aloud Story is a narrative set in 1819 - the year Abe was 10 years old and his mother dies. Abe's father travels in the winter to Kentucky to find a new wife. Historically, the information is true - Abe and his sister Sarah stayed on the
This book recounts the successful search of Jonas Salk for the vaccine that conquered polio. Included is a two page worksheet that accompanies the book. Students are required to do paragraph writing and a bit of research on this famous milestone
These Reading Strategies accompany the educational storybook iPad app "Smarty Britches: Nouns." This interactive storybook app is available for the iPad at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/smarty-britches-nouns/id546046418?mt=8interactive, and
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION Comprehension questions to accompany the reading of 'Who Was Anne Frank?' by Ann Abramson. Questions take students beyond basic knowledge questions. This packet can be used for a variety of instructional purposes, including
This is a collection of 14 nonfiction stories. These stories will cover all of the Common Core Reading Information requirements. You might also be interested in: Discovering Nonfiction With Middle School Discovering Fiction With Middle
The object of MYTH-MATCH is to find the most pairs of matching memory cards. Myth-Match is excellent practice for developing concentration/memory skills. The game is a great assessment tool for teachers as well. Simply print/copy, laminate, and
This is great to use as a graphic organizer after reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar, or as a graphic organizer about the author's (Eric Carle) life. I'm going to do the latter with my class and display them in the hallway. Enjoy!
Teachers: Use this easy guide to help your students to understand how to summarize! This is good for ANY story, novel, short story, etc. instead of having them write basic sentence writing for summarizing. Don't forget to check out the rest of my
This PDF has the links to all 10 episodes of 50 different Audiobook History Stories. Dramatic telling.
Students will create newspaper articles, complete interviews, make memorial quilts & Twin Tower fact bulletin board, and complete a close reading project to present to the class. This project is based on a book created just for 5th-9th grades:
This is a 10 question quiz or reading comprehension assessment. This is for k-2nd grade. This comprehension quiz is based on the story Stellaluna by Janell Cannon.
This seven-page packet is a lesson in how to improve your story writing through improved description and details. Students will learn how to show rather than tell, and will also learn to choose specific details to make the story come alive.
This 3-page download includes a guided-reading unit on figurative language for Gary Soto's memoir "Living Up the Street." This lesson plan includes clear instructions and modeling for a guided-reading activity to keep students focused on
Brainiac BINGO encourages students to read texts written with a variety of purposes and from a variety of genres. Materials include a directions page, reading log, and BINGO-type worksheet for students to keep track of the types of texts they have
This is a packet that includes worksheets for comprehension strategies such as main idea, sequencing, summarizing, and comparing/contrasting for you use with the book Vanished by Marc Tyler Nobleman. In addition to the worksheets, there is a reading
This package contains a Chapter 5 & 6 quiz for "Something Smells Fishy" by Junie B. Jones. Also included is the final to be used for the entire 6 chapters! I am selling Ch 1-4 quizzes seperately on this site. This quiz will work perfectly for
This file contains Accelerated Reader quiz numbers for the 5th grade leveled readers in the Treasures series. It's saves a lot of time for those who use Treasures and AR in the classroom. The lists include the Approaching, On-Level, and Advanced
Essays in the Esoteric is a mixture of interesting perspectives on a variety of subjects. Individual writings reflect an eclectic, up lifting view on age old subjects. Both main stream and spiritualist alike will be sure to delight in the not so
Included are two templates: Non Fiction Map Story Map Story Map includes: Characters Setting Problem (4) Spaces that lead to the resolution Resolution Non Fiction Map includes: (3) Main Idea paragraph spaces to write central theme of each. (1)
This Project-Based Learning Activity accompanies the educational storybook iPad app "Smarty Britches: Nouns." This interactive storybook app is available for the iPad at
You can use this book in the classroom in a variety of different ways. You can use it after teaching text features or after a research project. The students can be the authors and illustrators of their own non-fiction book. My students loved making
Comprehension questions for the book "Volcano" by Beth Geiger in the INSIDE reading curriculum level A. Great activity for students struggling with reading comprehension can be teacher guided or independent activity.
Create a work of Historical Fiction after completing a short story unit over different instances of prejudice such as the Holocaust, Slavery/Integration, and the Japanese Internment. I used "Montgomery Boycott," "Farewell to Manzanar," and and
Feivel's Flying Horses by Heidi Smith-Hyde is a beautiful story about the immigrant experience on New York's Lower East Side in the late 1800's and it brings to life the magic of Coney Island. The main character is an Eastern European Jewish
A Reading Tracker Booklet which includes students tracking how many books they have read this school year. The book has a goal for how many books they want to reach and a end-of the year total. Each page has a praise compliment using a letter of